Pittston strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Pittston to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Pennsylvania (State):
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|Nearest Medium City||8 miles SW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||93 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey|
|Metro Area||Scranton - - Wilkes - Barre - - Hazleton|
|Standard Zip Codes||18640, 18641, 18642, 18643, 18644|
|Phone Area Codes||570|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||WILKES BRE SCTN AP AVOCA|
|Jan Temp||19 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||37.5 inches|
|Station||PLEASANT MOUNT 1 W|
|Jan Temp||10 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||31 to 52 F|
|Jul Temp||54 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||48.8 inches|
|Station||HAWLEY 1 E|
|Jan Temp||13 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 80 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||41.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.94|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||55||0.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||7,689|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||2.1%|
|French (except Basque)||0.2%|
According to the US Postal Service, Pittston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Exeter Township (18643)
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Serves 1,120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.1
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Niles, Ohio||86.9||33.1%||17.9%||11.5%||19||$42,704||5.5%||4%||20,932||9.6%||120.3||0.2%||6.5|
|2. Exeter, Pennsylvania||84.5||30.1%||20.9%||13.4%||21||$40,050||5.6%||1.3%||5,955||8.6%||74.6||0.2%||9.7|
|3. Bristol, Tennessee||83.6||31.9%||17.9%||17.4%||20||$37,341||5.5%||4.9%||24,821||15%||57.1||0.3%||5.2|
|4. Ottumwa, Iowa||83.5||30.8%||19%||15.4%||17||$37,302||6.2%||4.7%||24,998||15.2%||51.1||0.3%||7.8|
|5. Sunbury, Pennsylvania||80.1||36.3%||17.4%||6.1%||19||$33,148||6.1%||4.7%||10,610||18.1%||42.3||0.3%||9|
|6. Clinton, Tennessee||78.3||31.1%||17.6%||14.5%||22||$43,099||6%||4.5%||9,409||16.5%||49.2||0.4%||5|
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